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Documenting Australian Society summit in Canberra, 4 December 2018

Canberra Museum and Gallery Wednesday, October 24, 2018

On 4 December 2018 the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee will host a summit in Canberra to examine one of the most challenging cultural heritage issues facing Australia today ‒ achieving and implementing a unified vision for documenting Australian society.

New entry on the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register

State Library of NSW Friday, November 3, 2017

The world’s largest glass plate negatives of Sydney Harbour, held in the State Library of NSW’s collection, have just been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World International Register. The giant negatives join only five other inscriptions from Australia on the World Register.

Ceremony for 7 new inscriptions on the Australian Register

Canberra Museum and Gallery Thursday, February 9, 2017

Read the address by guest speaker, Dr Adrian Caesar, on Dorothea Mackellar's poem, 'Core of my heart' (My Country); and introductory and concluding remarks by Dr Roslyn Russell, Chair, UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Committee.